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Underground Storage Tank Worker Certification

The Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing staffs the underground storage tank worker certification program. The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development adopts regulations to carry out laws governing underground storage tank workers in Alaska. It makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary actions against people who violate licensing laws.

It is Time to Renew Your License!

Click Here to Renew Online

Valid License Numbers Contain Either:

6 numbers
OR
4 letters + at least 1 number

If you have an alpha-numeric license number, you must enter all of the characters in order to renew online. EXAMPLE: ABCD1234

MY LICENSE Online Renewal

Please use our convenient MY LICENSE online renewal application. In most cases your license will be renewed immediately. Due to a heavy volume of renewal activities, processing time for renewal applications received by mail may take up to 4-6 weeks.

If you have not registered, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the MY LICENSE customer home page at: ProfessionalLicense.Alaska.Gov/MYLICENSE
  2. If you have an existing myAlaska account, enter your account information. If not, please create an account. You will be redirected to the MY LICENSE customer home page.
  3. Under Access an Existing License, enter your license number and Web Authorization Code, if one has been provided. This information is on your renewal notice.
  4. To renew your license, simply select the license you wish to renew from the Professional Licensing section.

Electronic Requests for License Verification

NOTE: This feature is for individuals who have registered with MY LICENSE and wish to pay the filing fee online with a credit card payment .

If you are not registered with MY LICENSE and would like information on how to register, please contact undergroundstoragetankworkers@alaska.gov

  1. Submit Your Request
    • Send your Request for License Verification to: undergroundstoragetankworkers@alaska.gov
    • Put the program along with your first and last name in the subject line.
    • The following information must be provided in the body of your email:
      • NAME: The name used when your professional license was last issued or renewed.
      • LICENSE NUMBER: Your professional license number.
      • SEND TO: Provide both the Board and/or Agency name along with a complete mailing address.
  2. Payment of Fees
    • You will be sent a notification email with a link to your license details page.
    • A “Make a Payment” link will be available within your license details page under “Actions”.
    • A $20 filing fee is required for each verification of license.
  3. Completed Request
    • You will be sent a notification email with a link to your license details page when the request is completed.
    • Please allow up to 10 business days for processing after submitting your payment.

If you prefer to submit a check or money order, you may mail in the Request License Verification form.

Regulated Professions

  • Underground Storage Tank Worker
    • Cathodic Protection
    • Closure
    • Inspector
    • Installation
    • Tank Tightness Testing

Current Certified Underground Storage Tank Workers

Initial License Application

Renewal License Application

Miscellaneous Forms

Statutes and Regulations

Alaska Statutes are passed by the Legislature. Regulations (also called the Alaska Administrative Code) are rules adopted by the Department to implement, interpret, and make specific the statutes. Both statutes and regulations have the force of law.

AS 46.03 specifically applies to underground storage tank workers. AS 08.01 - 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all professions regulated by the division.

Proposed regulations are advertised in Alaska newspapers and we invite public comment on them. If you would like to receive notice of proposed regulations, please write to the regulations specialist and request that your name be added to the Underground Storage Tank Workers interested parties list. Please advise us if you move or wish your name removed from the mailing list.

Department of Environmental Conservation
Contact Information

For more information on the underground storage tank worker program:

Larry Brinkerhoff
UST Prevention Manager
(907) 269-3055

Cheryl Paige
UST Environmental Specialist
(907) 269-7679

Department of Environmental Conservation
Storage Tank Program
555 Cordova Street
Anchorage, AK 99501

License Program Contact Information

For licensing information:

Jerry Hannasch, Licensing Examiner
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone: (907) 465-8443
Fax: (907) 465-2974
Email: UndergroundStorageTankWorkers@Alaska.Gov